Actor Sanjô Kantarô II as the Courtesan Katsuragi (Keisei Katsuragi)

「傾城かつらき 三条かん太郎」(二代目三条勘太郎)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1730 (Kyôhô 15)
Artist Torii Kiyoshige (Japanese, active 1720–1760), Publisher Ômiya Kuhei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mutô, Shoki Ukiyo-e to Kabuki (2005), no. 1313; Ukiyo-e taisei 2 (1931), #202

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.8 x 15.7 cm (12 1/2 x 6 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5668

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color and nikawa

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Gakô Torii Kiyoshige hitsu
画工鳥居清重筆

Markings

Collector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#529); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection